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Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Rankings
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Library Scout State Rank™

#9
in Kansas

Library Scout National Rank™

#655

Popularity Score

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People enjoy visiting

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Kansas City, Kansas Public Library gets tons of visitors
Overview
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The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is located in Kansas City, Kansas. It serves a population of about 155,763 people.

Library Scout ranks the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library as the #9 best library in Kansas and the #655 best in the nation.

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What's great about Kansas City, Kansas Public Library?

Avid Reader Score

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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Programs Score

📕 📕 📕 📕 📕
Tons of library programs!

Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️ ❤️️
People enjoy visiting

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Kansas City, Kansas Public Library gets tons of visitors

Computer Availability Score

💻 💻
Some computers
187 compared to 32 nationally

Librarians Score

🧞 🧞 🧞 🧞
Many librarians!

Bookmobile

📖🚌
Has 3 bookmobiles

Branch Libraries in the System

5
Branches
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Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

South Branch
3104 Strong Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

West Wyandotte
1737 North 82nd Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66112

Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library
4051 West Drive
Kansas City, Kansas 66109

Turner Community Library
831 South 55th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66106

Kansas City Bookmobile
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Kansas City Bookmobile 2
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Kansas City Bookmobile 3
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

About
🏠 625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
State
📞 (913) 551-3280
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Popularity
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Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️ ❤️️
People enjoy visiting

How often do people visit?

8
per year

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Kansas City, Kansas Public Library gets tons of visitors

Average Daily Visitors

1,851
Books, Music & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Bookworms
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Avid Reader Score

📚📚📚
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

10
compared to 14 nationally
Programs
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Library programs are an excellent way to meet other people in your community, continue your learning, or help your children meet friends and learn.

All Library Programs Score

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Tons of library programs!

All Library Programs

3,624
compared with 562 programs nationally

Children's Programs Score

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Tons of children's programs!

Children's Programs

1,657
compared with 310 programs nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

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Tons of young adult programs!

Young Adult Programs

423
compared with 55 programs nationally
Librarians
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Librarians Score

🧞 🧞 🧞 🧞
Many librarians!

Librarians

127

Average Library Staff Salary

$40,674
Funding
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How well funded is the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library?

Funding Score

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Very Well Funded

Library Funding

$64
per person in library district
Funds per library user is above the 80th percentile nationally
Methodology
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The Library Scout ranking rigorously analyzes public data to help you find the best library near you. Our methodology takes into account several factors including the library's total funding relative to the population it serves, the number of paid full-time employees relative to the population it services, the number of electronic and physical items in circulation, the number of library visits, the number of library programs, and the number of computers available for public use.